Catholic Living

‘Please Stay With Me’

Rebecca Frech has a moving article, a lesson for many, on the National Catholic Register website.  I could easily identify with it having left my mother on Sundays in the care of another lady so I could attend an earlier … Continue reading

Sursum Corda

On Sunday, June 12, our little IHM School had its graduation. Two young ladies made up the entire graduation class. What follows is the very brief opening speech I gave at our commencement exercises. At some point in their intellectual … Continue reading


I don’t know about you, but old enough as I am to remember how the killing of more than 200,000 Japanese civilians in the nuclear obliteration of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, especially the technological feat of accomplishing it with a single … Continue reading

Pro Soccer Star Now a Priest

CNA: With a Mass celebrated in the chapel where he used to pray, former soccer star Chase Hilgenbrinck was reunited recently with the faithful, friends and fans – not as a soccer star, but as a priest. More here.